Gaja Korean Kitchen Poblacion

8445 Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati

Korean

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Gaja Korean Kitchen offers a contemporary take on traditional South Korean recipes. This is their first branch in the Metro.

Gaja Korean Kitchen Menu

  • Recommended Dishes

  • Appetizers

    • Royal Mandu

      Dumplings with ground beef and pork, tofu and glass noodles, made even better when dipped in our spicy Hwarang sauce

      Servings

      8pcs 300.00

    • Spicy Salmon and Tuna Kimbap

      Deep-fried spicy salmon and tuna kimbap packed with unique flavors from traditional Korean ingredients

      375.00

    • Samgyeopsal Kimbap

      Samjjang rice, pickled radish, lettuce, garlic confit and kimchi wrapped in thin slices of samgyeopsal

      375.00

    • Kimbap Aburi

      Beef bulgogi kimbap wrapped with roasted seaweed, topped with cheesy lava aburi sauce

      375.00

    • Bulgogi and Kimchi Mandu

      Dumplings with beef bulgogi, fresh kimchi, and cheese, also made even better when dipped in our spicy Hwarang sauce

      Servings

      8pcs 300.00

      Choices

      Pan-Seared

      Fried

    • Yukhoe

      A perfect balance of savory and raw marinated rib eye served with fried mandu chips

      480.00

    • K-Taco

      6 pcs. of our house-made kimchi tortilla with Korean pulled pork and pickled vegetables

      350.00

    • Deep Sea Pajeon

      Crisp Korean pancake with mixed seafood to be dipped in our spicy Hwarang sauce

      480.00

  • Soups

    • Itaewon Army Stew

      A comforting bowl of sausage, Spam, beans, glass and ramyeon noodles, mushrooms, cabbage and tofu

      Servings

      For Sharing 480.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

    • Seafood Sundubu Jjiggae

      A popular choice among Koreans. Spicy soft tofu soup with mixed seafood

      Servings

      For Sharing 360.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

    • Doenjang Jjiggae

      Fermented soy bean paste soup with mushroom, tofu, cabbage and your choice of meat

      Servings

      For sharing 360.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild/Strong/Extreme

      Meat:

      Seafood/Pork

    • Seoul-Style Bulgogi

      Beef bulgogi stew with glass noodles, mushrooms and tofu

      Servings

      For sharing 360.00

    • Galbitang

      Beef rib soup with Korean glass noodles

      Servings

      For Sharing 480.00

    • All soups come with complimentary Korean rice

  • Salad

    • GAJA Salad

      Mixed greens dressed with a sweet and spicy gochujgang dressing

      320.00

      Add On

      Crispy Chicken Bits 80.00

    • Beef Bulgogi Salad

      Mixed greens and grilled beef bulgogi tossed in an earthy sesame vinaigrette

      320.00

  • Mains

    • Kimchi Lasagna

      Toasted rice layered with pulled pork, kimchi, over clarified kimchi butter

      350.00

    • Doenjang Honey Salmon

      Pan-seared salmon, basted with doenjang-honey sauce, paired with glazed vegetables

      460.00

    • Galbi-jjim

      48-hour sous vide USDA short ribs served with mushroom duxelle and potato and carrot puree

      900.00

    • Osam

      Whole squid stuffed with stir-fried rice, slow braised pressed pork belly with crispy crackling and spicy Korean sauce

      480.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

    • LA Galbi

      USDA beef short ribs sous vided for 48 hours, grilled in a balance of sweet and salty flavors

      Servings

      350g 750.00

    • Gaja Steak

      Full-flavored USDA Prime Rib Eye Steak served with house made sesame butter

      Servings

      300g 1295.00

    • Twice Cooked Dakjjim

      Half cooked chicken poached in traditional Korean stock and then broiled to crisp up the skin. Served with potato and carrot puree.

      Servings

      Half 450.00

      Whole 800.00

    • Jokbal

      Special house stock slow-braised pork leg. Served cold, with mustard dipping sauce.

      900.00

    • Skewered Buldak

      4pcs skewered chicken thighs marinated in gochujang grilled and with torched cheese

      360.00

    • Honey Butter Chicken

      Twice-fried beer-battered chicken thigh fillets, honey butter sauce, almond and pickled radish

      380.00

    • Yangnyeom Fried Chicken

      Twice-fried beer-battered chicken thigh fillets, yangnyeom sauce and pickled radish

      380.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

    • Gaja Signature Chops

      24-hour brined thick-cut tomahawk pork chops, Korean BBQ red sauce, grilled and served with vegetables

      400.00

  • Noodles

    • Black Haemul Pasta

      House-made squid ink linguine with mixed seafood tossed in a sweet and spicy sauce

      450.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

    • Jjajangmyeon

      Single Korean's favorite noodle dish. Noodles with fermented black bean sauce, mixed vegetable and poached egg.

      350.00

    • Gaja Japchae

      The Korean staple. Glass noodles with beef, mushrooms, mixed vegetables and eggs. Can be served as Gaja Seafood Japchae

      360.00

    • Bibimyeon

      Traditional cold spicy buckwheat noodles

      370.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

  • Rice - Risotto

    • Doenjang Mushroom Risotto

      Risotto with mushrooms and zucchini in doenjang stock. Allow 25mins cooking time

      390.00

    • Haemul Risotto

      Risotto with mixed seafood and crispy silken tofu. Allow 25mins cooking time

      390.00

      Choices

      Spice levels:

      Mild

      Strong

      Extreme

  • Rice - Bibimbap

    • Ribimbap

      Rib eye cubes, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, egg and gochujang butter

      480.00

    • Pokembap

      A Korean take on the classic poke dish

      480.00

  • Other - Rice

    • KFR

      Kimchi fried rice, done your way

      380.00

      Choices

      Meat:

      Chicken/Beef/Seafood/Pork

      Cheese or Without Cheese

      Spice levels:

      Mild/Strong/Extreme

  • Desserts

    • Korean Chili Lava Cake

      Chocolate lava cake infused with Korean chili powder, served with vanilla ice cream

      300.00

    • Black Sesame Creme Brulee

      Black sesame infused custard, topped with caramelized sugar

      250.00

  • Signature Beverages

    • Gaja Iced Tea

      Aloe vera juice, lychee, lemon, green tea

      120.00

    • Banana Milk

      Banana, milk, crushed nuts

      120.00

    • Guava Lemonade

      Aloe vera juice, sugar syrup, lemon, guava

      120.00

    • Mango Lychee Boba

      Aloe vera juice, mango slices, lychee

      120.00

    • Mint Aloe Soda

      Aloe vera juice, cucumber, mint, lemon soda

      120.00

  • Beverages

    • Coca-Cola Regular

      80.00

    • Coca-Cola Zero

      80.00

    • Sprite

      80.00

    • Pineapple Juice

      95.00

    • Bottled Water

      40.00

  • Coffees

    • Americano

      110.00

    • Iced Americano

      110.00

    • Cafe Latte

      110.00

    • Cappuccino

      110.00

  • Juices & Shakes

    • Fresh Lemonade

      95.00

    • Vanilla Milk Shake

      130.00

    • Ripe Mango Shake

      95.00

    • Mango Banana Shake

      95.00

    • Fresh Orange Juice

      95.00

  • Alcoholic Beverages

    • Jinro Soju

      Available in different flavors

      295.00

    • San Miguel Light

      95.00

    • San Miguel Pale Pilsen

      95.00

    • San Miguel Premium

      120.00

    • San Miguel Super Dry

      120.00

    • Heineken Bottle

      120.00

    • Heineken Draft

      Servings

      250ml 140.00

      500ml 250.00

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